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Post-JCPH Hearing Update

On November 7, 2017 our bill, H. 2451/S. 1257, along with more than 30 other scope of practice bills, was heard before the Joint Committee on Public

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Please Join Us for Speaker DeLeo

Please join us at an intimate breakfast for Speaker DeLeo. April 9, 2015 8:30 – 10:00 AM Emmet’s 6 Beacon Street RSVP: Krisglynn@gmail.com Suggested Contribution:

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MAAPPN Lends Support to MHLA Legislative Priorities

MAAPPN plays an active role in supporting legislation from other MA mental health groups. As a member of the Mental Health Coalition, MAAPPN has the opportunity to hear of the legislative priorities from the professional groups (the guilds), advocacy and other mental health policy groups.

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Newly Elected MA Legislators 2015 – 2017

The Massachusetts House of Representatives is comprised of 160 members, each representing a district of approximately 40,000 people. As required by the Massachusetts Constitution, the House meets every 72 hours, year-round in either formal or informal session to consider legislation.

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BX/BS Foundation Forum: Tackling Racial and Ethnic Disparities in Mental Health Care

This forum will examine the magnitude and persistence of racial and ethnic health care disparities with a focus on the delivery of behavioral health services. Ongoing challenges and potential solutions will be examined in light of health care system and financing changes under state and national reform. The research will quantify the problem, costs and consequences. The forum will explore potential options and action steps to reduce disparities and move towards a more equitable distribution of critical resources.

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